With considerable pleasure and excitement, we announce the full table of contents for our forthcoming book Narrative Science: reasoning, representing and knowing since 1800. It will be published by Cambridge University Press both as an open access download and available for purchase in print. We will update you when pre-ordering begins, but the most reliable way to stay informed is to join our mailing list, which you can find on the front page of this website. To celebrate this announcement we have also produced a short video advertisement!
Narrative Science: reasoning, representing and knowing since 1800
Matters of Time
When time matters in the sciences, it matters in their narratives, but those narratives rarely use a simple account of time
Accessing Nature’s Narratives
When nature is seen as narrating itself, narrative becomes a constituent feature of scientific accounts
When scientists write about their research, their narratives centre on their practices but reveal their beliefs about phenomena
Narrative Sensibility and Argument
When narrative acts as a site for reasoning
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